Mijung Im

calendar icon24 Jan 2019    

South Korean pianist Mi-jung Im to present guest artist recital

LINCOLN, Neb.— South Korean pianist Mi-jung Im (DMA) will give a piano recital on Tuesday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Glenn Korff School of Music’s Kimball Recital Hall. The performance is free and open to the public.

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Michelle Yin Zhang (right) with Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano Paul Barnes.

calendar icon23 Jan 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

Zhang wins 2019 National Young Artists Competition

Lincoln, Neb.--Michelle Yin Zhang, a doctoral piano student in the Glenn Korff School of Music, has won the 2019 National Young Artists Competition in the college piano division and will perform Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto with the Coeur D’Alene Symphony in Idaho this coming March.

Winners from each of the five categories (high school instrumental, college strings, college piano, college winds/percussion and vocals) will perform as soloists with the Coeur d’Alene Symphony on March 8 and 9, 2019.

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David von Kampen (left) and Garrett Hope (right) have each been commissioned to write new works for “A Celebration of Music and Milestone, N150” on Feb. 15 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

calendar icon23 Jan 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

Two composition alums commissioned for new works for N150 celebration

Lincoln, Neb.--Two alumni from the Glenn Korff School of Music’s composition program have been commissioned to write new works for “A Celebration of Music and Milestone, N150” on Feb. 15 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

More than 175 artists will unite for an evening of live performance and multimedia entertainment celebrating the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s 150th anniversary.

Garrett Hope (D.M.A. 2011) and David von Kampen (B.M. 2010; M.M. 2011) have each been commissioned for a new work for the event.

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University Singers, the Cornhusker Marching Band, UNL Symphony Orchestra, UNL Opera, UNL Dance, Chamber Singers and Varsity Singers are all among the groups performing at the special N 150 Celebration Feb. 15 at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

calendar icon23 Jan 2019    

A celebration 150 years in the making

Lincoln, Neb.--On Charter Day, Feb. 15, 2019, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will celebrate its 150th anniversary with a monumental evening of live performance and multimedia entertainment titled, “Charter Day Celebration: Music and Milestones.” At this special event, host Jeff Zeleny, University of Nebraska alumnus, native Nebraskan and Senior White House Correspondent for CNN, will guide the audience through some of the University’s major accomplishments.
 

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Paul Barnes (back row, left) with Brooklyn Rider, Liana Sandin (back row, third from left) and engineers from Octaven Audio during the recording of a new CD featuring the chamber music of Philip Glass. Photo by Peter Barnes, Intrepid Visuals, L.L.C.

calendar icon23 Jan 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

Barnes, Brooklyn Rider record CD featuring the chamber music of Philip Glass

Lincoln, Neb.--Marguerite Scribante Professor of Piano Paul Barnes traveled to New York City over the winter break to record a new CD featuring the chamber music of Philip Glass for Orange Mountain Music with the quartet Brooklyn Rider that includes Glass’s newest Piano Quintet, “Annunciation.”

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Jordan Redd

calendar icon18 Jan 2019    

Redd captures win at regional round of MTNA

LINCOLN, Neb.— Glenn Korff School of Music graduate student Jordan Redd, Horn, was recently named the winner in the West Central Division MTNA Competition "Young Artist Performance."

There are three stages to the competition -- the state round, regional round, and the national round. The regional round this year was done by video submission. This year Redd played selections from “Episodes” by James Naigus, “Laudatio” by Bernhard Krol, and the Franz Strauss Horn Concerto Op. 8.

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Amore String Quartet

calendar icon17 Jan 2019    

After division win, Amore String Quartet sets sights on nationals

LINCOLN, Neb.— The Amore String Quartet, which includes undergrads Claudia Holm, An Tran, Travis Taylor and Riley Beranek of the Glenn Korff School of Music, was recently named the winner in the West Central Division MTNA Competition “Chamber Music String”.

“I’m so excited to be competing at MTNA Nationals with three incredible friends and musicians,” Holm said. “Also, it’s really cool to be representing the chamber/string program at GKSOM at a national level.”

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John Bailey and Christopher Marks

calendar icon17 Jan 2019    

Bailey, Marks present ‘Old Favorites’ on final day of January

LINCOLN, Neb.— Flutist John Bailey, Richard H. Larson Distinguished College Professor of Music, and pianist Christopher Marks will present a faculty recital in Kimball Recital Hall on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Titled “Old Favorites,” the recital includes works by Mozart, Roussel, Blumer, and Muczysnski. Two works by Mozart open the recital: the lyrical Andante, K.

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Kevin Hanrahan (left) and Diana Blom will present a recital Feb. 3 titled "New Art Song of the Pacific Rim," featuring selections from their new CD of the same name. Courtesy photos. Diana Blom and Kevin Hanrahan in the studio as they recorded their CD, "New Art Song of the Pacific Rim." Courtesy photo.

calendar icon16 Jan 2019    By Kathe C. Andersen

Hanrahan, Blom present 'New Art Song of the Pacific Rim'

Lincoln, Neb.--Glenn Korff School of Music Associate Professor of Voice and Vocal Pedagogy Kevin Hanrahan, tenor, and guest artist Diana Blom, composer and pianist, will present a recital titled “New Art Song of the Pacific Rim” on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. in Kimball Recital Hall.

The concert is free and open to the public. It will also be live webcast. Visit http://music.unl.edu on the day of the performance for the link.

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calendar icon10 Jan 2019    

Flyover offers ‘inner voices’ at upcoming concert

LINCOLN, Neb.—The Flyover New Music Series’ concert ‘inner voices’ on Thursday, January 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Westbrook Recital Hall is a celebration of voices in all their forms, including the human voice. This concert features four new compositions for chorus, alongside premieres of pieces for ensembles from all across the spectrum.

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